CEO & Founder, Minted
Mariam Naficy, Founder and CEO of Minted, is an early pioneer in e-commerce and crowdsourcing. Mariam founded Minted, a crowdsourced and crowd-curated design marketplace, with the mission of building an online retailer that remains continually fresh and ahead of design trends in limitless consumer categories. Minted now operates its direct-to-consumer brand, as well as a platform for licensing and wholesale to other retailers. Mariam co-founded Eve.com, the first online cosmetics retailer, in 1998 and sold it successfully in 2000. She sits on the Boards of Yelp and Every Mother Counts. Mariam was named one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company in 2014, one of Fortune magazine’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs in 2009, and one of Goldman Sachs’ 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs every year since 2012.